Sep 13, 2012 4:00am PDT
our grounds are being attacked and being breached, that the first response of the united states must be outrage. >> the administration sent mixed signals to those who attack our embassy in egypt and mixed signals to the world. >> reporter: now the world waits to see who will be held responsible for the death of a diplomat. and back to the politics of it all. you know, even some republicans are criticizing mitt romney for jumping into this so quickly while events were still unfolding. and mara, as of this morning, are still unfolding in the middle east. >> all right, tracie potts. thank you very much. >>> new census bureau figures on income, wealth, and poverty for 2011 paint a bleak economic picture. median household income dropped 1.5% last year to just over $50,000 a year. that's over 8% lower than in late 2007 when the recession began. in contrast, income for the wealthiest 20% of americans went up 1.6% last year. 2011's income gap between the rich and the poor grew to the widest in more than 40 years. and while a proportion of americans living in poverty did not rise for the firs
Sep 20, 2012 4:00am PDT
at the muslim reaction to an anti-islamist made in the united states. while reiterating france's protection of a freedom of speech, the foreign minister accused the magazine of pouring, "oil on the fire." >>> and now, here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. in texas, split-second heroism by a police officer saved a woman after an alleged drunk driver plowed his car into a patrol car! the officer had stopped to help the woman when the speeding van crashed, sending the wreckage of the police car straight at the pair. both are recovering. >>> in florida, a school bus camera captured a violent confrontation. police say a mom went after a 17-year-old boy who had allegedly been in a fight with her son the day before. investigators say the mom chased the teenager onto the bus and then started pulling on his hair. she's charged with child abuse. >>> finally in kentucky, you can call this devotion. a mad dash by university of kentucky basketball fans who waited all night and then raced to find a place to camp out for three more days in hopes of landing tickets to the
Sep 10, 2012 4:30am EDT
: the president of the united states may be considered the most powerful man on earth, but scott van doozen is no slouch. the florida pizza shop owner is a registered republican but a fan of the president, and clearly a really big fan. >> man, are you a power lifter or what? >> reporter: mitt romney opted for a slightly quieter photo on, going to church with his wife ann on a day when the focus was on the economy. >> this is a president that has not been able to deliver on his promises. >> when our opponent goes around saying that the nation is in decline, he doesn't know what he's talking about. >> reporter: the president defended his own economic record while attacking romney's. >> they couldn't answer questions about how they pay for $5 trillion of new tax cuts and $2 trillion of new defense spending without raising taxes on the middle class. that's not bold leadershipe lea. >> i'm bringing down deductions at the high end so the revenues stay the same. >> reporter: another sunday on the campaign trail. obama and romney, two guys with one goal in common, beating the other guy. >>> sadly,
Sep 20, 2012 4:30am EDT
nicely. a little fall like a especially across the northern tier of the united states. orlando and miami we will i see scattered showers and storms. if you're watching us on kptv news channel 5 in west palm beach, florida, in nearby boca raton see what happens when artists design their own golf courses at big art miniature golf at the boca raton museum of art. that is your "early today" event of the day. i'd love to design my own golf course. >> that is really miniature golf, did you see. >> no, i was reading. >> watch next time. >>> here's an early look at entertainment headlines. shakira is taking another step to have it all. she and 25-year-old barcelona soccer star gerard piquet are awaiting the arrival of their first baby. the grammy winner and judge on nbc's "the voice" is taking time out. congratulations. >>> the ron bert pattinson kristen stewart reunion has apparently turned into a reck reconciliati reconciliation. friends of pattinson is saying, quote, they're going to be a couple together again. us magazine reports they are back together after a dramatic makeup in los angeles.